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Legal Update: How to Handle COVID-19 Vaccinations
Understanding anti-discrimination laws will help you navigate the rollout.
Casey Duhart
Publish Date: February 3, 2021   |  Tags:   Medical Malpractice-Legal
ADDED PROTECTION Vaccination could be considered mandatory in healthcare settings if it's determined unvaccinated workers put the well-being of others at risk.

The COVID-19 vaccines are beginning to be administered and you face the possibility that some members of your staff will refuse to get inoculated. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued guidance on your rights as an employer and what you need to know about the legal issues surrounding the vaccine. Here are answers to key questions you might have about making vaccination mandatory — and what to do when employees decide to pass on receiving their shots.

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